Weight Lifting is a Multi Purpose Exercise
Weight lifting in addition to developing muscle mass actually assists the human body in burning fat. For every pound of muscle you have, you will burn 35-50 calories a day. This is why you may notice that those who lift weights regularly seem to eat more, their bodies are constantly burning fat and they need to replenish ... body and help your body passively burn calories. If you haven't considered this as part of your daily fitness regimen, then perhaps it is time you do.